County Public Service Board

Vacancies :- Positions of Chairperson, Members & Secretary of the Makueni County Public Service Board (MCPSB)- Closed 29/04/2019

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In line with Makueni County’s commitment to value and promote transparency, accountability and full public participation in matters that directly impact on the delivery of its mandate, and pursuant to the provisions of the Kenyan Constitution 2010, Article 235, and the County Government Act of 2012 (Sections 56, 57 and 58), the Selection Panel for the appointment of Chairperson, Secretary and Members of the Makueni County Public Service Board wishes to invite applications from competent and suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions in the MCPSB, when the term of the current Board expires on 4th August 2019.

  • Chairperson (1 position
  •  Member (5 positions)
  •  Secretary (1 position)

TERMS OF SERVICE

  • A single non-renewable term of six [6] year
  • Remuneration and benefits will be as set out by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission [SRC]

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT

1. CHAIRPERSON - COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

For appointment as the Chairperson, the applicant should meet the following requirements:

i. Be a Kenyan Citizen

ii. Satisfy the requirement of leadership and integrity in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;

iii. Possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized in Kenya; A Master’s Degree or higher qualification will be an added advantage;

iv. Have at least ten (10) years’ working experience in their respective profession

v. Five (5) years’ experience in a managerial position in either public or private sector will be an added advantage;

vi. Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct;

vii. Demonstrate clear understanding of National and County Government goals, policies and developmental objectives including values and principles of governance; as well as demonstrate an appreciation of the diversity within the County;

viii. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service;

ix. Demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, leadership, communication skills, good judgement and commitment to public service.

x. Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, with the capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines.

2. MEMBER - COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

For appointment as member of the Board, applicants should meet the following requirements:

i. Be a Kenyan Citizen

ii. Satisfy the requirement of leadership and integrity in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;

iii. Possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya. A Master’s Degree or higher qualification will be an added advantage;

iv. Have working experience of not less than five (5) years in their respective profession;

v. Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct;

vi. Demonstrate clear understanding of National and County Government goals, policies and developmental objectives including values and principles of governance; as well as demonstrate an appreciation of the diversity within the County;

vii. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service.

3. SECRETARY - COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

The Secretary of the Board shall be the CEO and Accounting Officer of the Board. For appointment, the applicant should meet the following requirements:

i. Be a Kenyan Citizen

ii. Possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya. A Master’s Degree or higher qualification will be an added advantage;

iii. Must be a Certified Public Secretary in good professional standing;

iv. Have working experience of at least ten [10] years in their respective profession 5 of which should be in administration and management;

v. Knowledge in financial management will be an added advantage;

vi. Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct;

vii. Satisfy the requirement of leadership and integrity in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;

viii. Demonstrate clear understanding of National and County Government goals, policies and developmental objectives including values and principles of governance; as well as demonstrate an appreciation of the diversity within the County;

ix. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the Public Service;

x. Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, with the capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

1. Each application should include a detailed current Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, copies of National Identity card or valid Passport, current telephone number(s) and other relevant supporting documents;

2. Interested candidates are required to submit clearance documentation from:

a. Directorate of Criminal Investigations - (Certificate of Good Conduct)

b. The Kenya Revenue Authority - (Tax Compliance Certificate)

c. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission – (Self-Declaration Form)

d. The Higher Education Loans Board - (Clearance Certificate)

e. Credit Reference Bureau - (Credit Report and Certificate of Clearance)

3. Applications should be clearly marked [as the case may apply], as follows:

a. “Application for the position of Chairperson, County Public Service Board”,

b. “Application for the position of Member, County Public Service Board”

c. “Application for the position of Secretary to County Public Service Board”

Applications should reach the Chairman - Selection Panel by Monday, 29th April, 2019 at 5:00 PM East African Time.

 4. Applications may be delivered in any one of the following ways:

a. The Post Office through ordinary or registered mail, addressed to:

The Chairman

Selection Panel for Chairperson, Secretary and Members of MCPSB

Office of the Governor

P.O. Box 78 - 90300

Makueni

b. Hand delivered in a sealed envelope to:

The County Secretary’s Office

1st Floor

Makueni County Government Headquarters Building

Wote, Makueni County.

 

c. Online by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Scanned and certified copies of all requisite documents must accompany online applications, adequately zipped in one folder.

NOTES

1. The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and people from minority/marginalized groups who meet the requirements of the advertised positions are encouraged to apply.

2. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

3. It is a criminal offence to produce fake certificates during the interview, or to impersonate an applicant.

4. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for interviews

5. Candidates who are nominated following the interview shall be required to go through the County Assembly vetting and approval process.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her application reaches the Chairman of the selection panel on time.

THE COUNTY SECRETARY
GOVERNMENT OF MAKUENI COUNTY

 

Contacts:

Address to: The Secretary/CEO MCPSB P.O. Box 49 – 90300, MAKUENI.
Tel. +254 (0)20 202 6751
Email:cpsb@makueni.go.ke
Office Location:
Unoa Road off Wote – Makindu Road, past Makueni Girls